An Ontario university has apologized to a teaching assistant for berating her for showing a video in class that features a professor who famously refuses to use transgender pronouns.
A Christian school in Waikiki, Australia, has fired one if its teachers after the man admitted that he is in a same-sex relationship, which the school said goes against its beliefs.
A 21-year-old Kenyan who grew up in a strict Muslim household and was forced to pray five times per day is now paying the consequence that many from strict Muslim families experience when they leave Islam and give their lives to Christ, a Christian organization has reported.
A church in the Northeastern African nation of Algeria has been closed down after authorities claimed that the church building was being used to print Bibles and other Christian materials.
A new Swedish children's book explaining transgenderism features a "trans species" horse that believes it is a dog character in order to teach toddlers and preschoolers they can "be who they want."
Hundreds of buildings and churches around the world are being lit up in red, with Christians also encouraged to wear red, as persecution watchdog groups mark #RedWednesday, an initiative aimed at drawing attention to the plight of persecuted believers.
Female soldiers in North Korea's army are mistreated so severely, including being repeatedly raped, that many of them have stopped menstruating, a defector has said.
Thirteen Christians were detained and taken to a police station in China's Guangdong province earlier this month after authorities raided their Sunday morning worship service.
An Iraqi Christian man who fled his hometown due to the rise of the Islamic State in 2014 says circumstances have gotten "even worse" for him and his Christian brothers and sisters following the liberation of Mosul and the surrounding Nineveh Plains.
Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, warned on Monday that the end of the world is approaching and urged society to rally in this "critical time."
A high-ranking U.S. State Department official has demanded that the Sudanese government put an end to the systematic confiscation and demolition of churches and mosques.
A Christian in Vietnam is said to have distributed more than 100,000 children's Bibles in one of the world's most hostile countries for believers, risking his life that he says God once saved from suicide.
The man responsible for the blasphemy accusation against the jailed former Christian governor of Indonesia's capital has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after he was found guilty of doctoring video of the politician speaking in September 2016.
A NASA scientist took aim at continuing internet theories about Nibiru, or Planet X, a supposedly hidden planet in the solar system that could destroy the Earth, and said that such predictions do not hold to logic.
A Christian charity in the U.K. has responded to media reports that it decided to remove Bible references in its latest version of the Nativity story in order to present a more accessible story for a largely unchurched population of youths.
Pope Francis welcomed the poor, homeless and unemployed as guests of honor for a Mass and gourmet meal in the Vatican on Sunday, saying that helping the needy was one way of obtaining a "passport to paradise."
A Hindu father has reportedly beaten and thrown out his wife and four children who decided to convert to Christianity, cutting them off financially and demanding they abandon their devotion to Jesus.
Father of Two Who 'Hid Identity for 40 Years' Becomes UK Methodist Church's First Transgender Minister
A married father-of-two has become the Methodist Church's first transgender minister after coming out to a congregation in the U.K.
Dozens of Christian civilians were killed while others in the community bore the brunt of the six-month conflict on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao between the country's military and militants allied to the Islamic State group, which ended last month, according to a detailed report by Amnesty International.
A court in France has ruled that Christmas nativity scenes cannot be displayed in public buildings unless they are installed for cultural, artistic or festive purposes alone.
Christian Leaders Must Help Save British Woman Held Hostage in Iran: Former Archbishop of Canterbury
Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, called on Christian leaders to intervene for the release of a British mother being held in an Iranian prison, condemning London and Tehran for putting diplomacy before the life of the woman.
Enormous 11 inch parasites have been found inside the body of a North Korean soldier who was recently shot by border guards as he fled across the border, revealing clues as to the poor health conditions inside the secretive regime.
A Muslim man posing as a Christian teacher in eastern Uganda reportedly attacked the elementary school director after it was exposed that he was teaching students Islamic practices.
Hillsong Church Senior Pastor Brian Houston has assured that his beliefs in support of the traditional Christian definition of marriage "will not change" even though voters in Australia have voted to legalize same-sex marriage.
The ongoing killings and rape of Christian men, women and children in Nigeria at the hands of Fulani herdsmen deserve to be called "ethnic cleansing," two prominent persecution watchdog groups argue.
Christian leaders are speaking out amidst the growing uncertainty in Zimbabwe following the alleged coup against President Robert Mugabe, with some saying they are "disturbed" at what is unfolding.
A custom approximately $200,000 Lamborghini Huracán RWD donated to Pope Francis Wednesday by the luxury car maker Automobili Lamborghini is expected to fetch an even higher price at an auction to help the pontiff's four favorite charities next year after he blessed the vehicle and sealed it with his autograph.
A government official in France has suggested that 13 is a reasonable age when individuals can consent to sex, a remark that has inpsired protests and has advocates concerned that predators will be enabled.
A top U.N. lawyer has given the Egyptian government one week to stop the closing of Coptic churches and begin re-opening the ones that have already been closed, as Christian leaders continue crying out against persecution.
The Nativity scene showed the three wise men looking reverently upon the manger. But instead of the baby Jesus, there was a giant sausage roll.